An Extension led partnership of land-grant colleges and universities

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From Science to Success

We are the North Central Region Water Network – a 12-state collaboration between Extension water resource professionals and university, federal, state, NGO and industry partners. We are built upon decades of USDA-funded water programming in the Great Lakes and Heartland regions, and North and South Dakota. Our relationships are anchored by a core team of Extension state water representatives and Extension Directors throughout the region.
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The Current Webinar Series

WaterQuantity The Current webinar series is our way of connecting you with our network and water outreach, research and collaboration efforts across the North Central Region. These speed networking events are designed for professionals engaged in water-related extension, research and conservation activities – and won’t take up too much real estate on your crowded calendar.

Upcoming Webinar: May 18, 2016 – Developing Capacity for Local Watershed Management 2:00-3:00 PM Central Time
  • Ann Baird and Joe Bonnell, The Ohio State University, Professional Development Needs of Water Resource Managers: Core Competencies
  • Lois Wolfson, Michigan State University and Jane Frankenberger, Purdue University, Perspective from four Watershed Academy Programs on Training Water Resource Professionals
  • Anne Lewandowski, University of Minnesota, Professional Training Methods: The Role of Online Learning
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